Israeli Economist Appointed as Head of Brazil’s Central Bank

JNS.org – Israeli economist Ilan Goldfein has been appointed the president of the Central Bank of Brazil in the wake of the suspension of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff due to corruption charges. Goldfein—who will succeed Alexandre Tombini as the central bank’s leader—has served as the chief economist at Brazil’s largest private bank, Itau, as well as an advisor to the World Bank and an advisor to the International Monetary Fund. He is a doctoral graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). […]

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